Academics

a headshot of Trisha Gupta while she was studying abroad in Italy
Faculty Research Lets CAS Senior Trisha Gupta Do It All

Through research experience with NYU faculty members, Trisha’s charted an academic course that bridges prehealth, English, chemistry, and medieval studies.

Mykhal Young standing outside and smiling.
Research Makes Mykhal Youngʼs World Go Round

A senior with a passion for epidemiology, Mykhal Young found a second home in the research lab.

Two students studying at a table in the library.
On the Shoulders of Giants: Going to a Research University

Going to a research university, like NYU, is a unique opportunity. As a student here, you are in the middle of cutting-edge progress.

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NYU History Students Bring Fresh Perspectives to the Past

The Historian, a student-run journal, highlights undergraduate students’ original historical research.

Professor Jessamyn Hatcher speaking at NYU Trailblazers
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NYU Trailblazers: Jessamyn Hatcher – “Fashion & Globalization”

This NYU Trailblazers session explains how can we work to make our globalized system of fashion more sustainable and more ethical.

Gloved hands holding a petri dish.
Chemistry at the Edge of Knowledge

Our president is a chemist. We take it pretty seriously.

Students working with equipment in a physics lab.
Physics Is the Foundation of Everything

And at NYU, you’ll find advanced research, superstar faculty, and a tight-knit community.

Microscopic view of a “Gossypium hirsutum” (upland cotton) stem.
The Beauty of Biology

Find your niche as you discover what makes life possible.

Students conducting experiments at the Urban Food Lab‘s vertical farm.
Vertical Farming Takes Root at NYU’s Urban Food Lab

Experimental design, urban farming, and sustainability become one at NYU’s Urban Food Lab.

A skyline of New York City.
The NYU Monthly Roundup: February 2020

The NYU Monthly Roundup is a highlight of what’s happening in this community, from research and outreach to exhibits and awards.